Dubai’s hotel supply continued to grow in first nine months of 2019

Total number of available hotel rooms stood at 119,779 as of September

Average occupancy for the hotel sector stood at 73%
Average occupancy for the hotel sector stood at 73%

The hotel industry in Dubai continued to witness a growth, despite a drop in demand, officials have announced.

A total of 716 establishments offered a cumulative 119,779 available rooms in the emirate as of September 2019. This was a 7% increase over the same period last year, Dubai Tourism revealed.

Average occupancy for the hotel sector stood at 73%, one of the highest in the world, with establishments delivering a combined 23.12 million occupied room nights during the nine months of the year.

The months of July to September witnessed the openings of the Five Hotel Jumeirah Village, Vida Creek Harbour Hotel and Millennium AlBarsha.

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